February, 2017

Meet the 2017 Scribes Instructors: Scribes at The Henry

Posted Mon, 2/27/2017 - 1:00pm by  |  Category: , ,

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be highlighting our Scribes instructors to learn more about their literary style and what they have in store for the next batch of young writers at our two-week immersive writing camps for teens. For more…

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Keep Writing: Peter Mountford, fiction writer and Hugo House instructor

Posted Thu, 2/23/2017 - 2:26pm by  |  Category: , ,

In a recent meeting of my yearlong manuscript class, when I asked how everything was going, everyone began unloading about how paralyzed they feel, as writers, and how they are fixated on the news. It wasn’t the first time I’d…

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Meet the 2017 Scribes Instructors: Michelle Peñaloza & Imani Sims at MoPOP

Posted Wed, 2/15/2017 - 8:56am by  |  Category: ,

Registration is now open for Scribes, Hugo House’s immersive writing camps for teens. Since launching in 1998, Scribes camps have fostered a love of reading and writing in middle- and high-school students. Often, the connections made between fellow campers and…

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Finding Safe Harbor: An Exclusive Q&A With Angela Flournoy, Megan Kruse, and Phillip B. Williams

Posted Mon, 2/06/2017 - 8:00am by  |  Category:

On Friday, Feb. 17, authors Megan Kruse, Phillip B. Williams, and Angela Flournoy head to Hugo House for the next installment in the year’s Literary Series. The night’s theme is exile — a topic Hugo House picked months ago with…

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Micro Lesson: Vignettes with Jeff Bender

Posted Fri, 2/03/2017 - 4:46pm by  |  Category: , ,

Jeff Bender teaches Short-Short Stories and Vignettes, an online course beginning February 11 that allows you to move at your own pace through the lessons. The four-week workshop will guide you through the stages of drafting original short pieces.  …

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